Vote 100 - Gallery

Thumbnail image of Emmeline, Christabel and Sylvia Pankhurst, Waterloo Station, London, 1911. Artist: Unknown

2018 sees the culmination of the Vote 100 project which is a Parliamentary project to mark the following upcoming anniversaries:

  • February 2018 - 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time;
  • April 2018 - 60th anniversary of the Life Peerages Act 1958, which allowed women to sit in the House of Lords;
  • July 2018 - 90th anniversary of the Equal Franchise Act 1928, which gave women the right to vote at age 21 on the same terms as men;
  • October 2018 - 60th anniversary of women sitting in the House of Lords for the first time;
  • November 2018 - 100th anniversary of the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918, allowing women to stand for election to the House of Commons;
  • December 2018 - 100th anniversary of all men and some women voting for the first time, in the general election of December 1918.

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The Suffragette Penny with the slogan Votes for Women over the portrait of King Edward VII.
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The Rights of Women or the Effects of Female Enfranchisement, 1853.
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Emily Davison throwing herself in front of the King's horse during the Derby, Epsom, Surrey, 1913. Artist: Unknown.
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Mrs Flora Drummond, arrested in Hyde Park, London, 1914, (1935).  Artist: Unknown.
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A woman ticket inspector at work, c1914. Artist: Unknown
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Larking with the Girls, 1906.
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The New Woman, 1895. Artist: Morrow, Albert (1863-1927)
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Emmeline Pankhurst, British suffragette leader, carrying a petition, London, 13 February 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Christabel Pankhurst, British suffragette, questioning Herbert Gladstone in court, London 1909. Artist: GK Jones
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Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney, British suffragettes, 1909.  Artist: GK Jones
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The head of the Women's Sunday Procession to Hyde Park, London, 21 June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Christabel Pankhurst, British suffragette, addressing a crowd in Trafalgar Square, London, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, British suffragettes, London, 12 October 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Arrest of leading suffragettes, London, 13 October 1908. Artist: Unknown
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The Women's Freedom League attempting to enter the House of Commons, London, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Britsh suffragette Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence's release from prison, 17 April 1909. Artist: Unknown
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The arrest of suffragette Dora Marsden, 30 March 1909. Artist: Unknown
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The 'Human Letters' dispatched by Jessie Kenney to Mr Asquith at 10 Downing Street, London, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline Pankhurst, British suffragette, in a cell in Holloway Prison, London, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Ejection of a woman questioner from City Temple, London, 12 November 1908. Artist: Unknown
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The Women's Social and Political Union fife and drum band out for the first time, 13 May 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Christabel Pankhurst waving to the hunger strikers from a house overlooking Holloway Prison, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette being force fed with the nasal tube in Holloway Prison, London, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Britsh suffragette Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence's release from prison, 17 April 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Jessie Kenney, British suffragette, dressed as a telegraph boy, 10 December 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Christabel Pankhurst and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, British suffragettes, 18 September, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Ada Flatman, British suffragette, at a demonstration she organised in Liverpool, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Arrest of Dora Marsden, British suffragette, outside the Victoria University of Manchester, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Lady Constance Lytton, British suffragette, Newcastle, 9 October 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Miss Kelly, a suffragette, selling Votes for Women, July 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Barbara Ayrton, British suffragette, campaigning on the Votes for Women bus, October 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Spectators gather on Portland Place to watch the Women's Sunday procession, London, 21 June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Young suffragettes promote the fortnight-long Women's Exhibition, London, 13 May 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes trying to speak to the Prime Minister, London, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes armed with materials to chain themselves to railings, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Sylvia Pankhurst, British suffragette, in a bath chair, London, June 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette 'martyrs' released from prison, 1908.  Artist: Central News
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Emmeline Pankhurst, British suffragette, and her daughter Christabel, early 20th century (1956). Artist: Unknown
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A suffragette confronting two policemen, 1913 (1937).Artist: Sport & General
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Janet M Cole and Hazel Philip campaigning for Votes for Women, Chicago, USA, 1905. Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence and Emmeline Pankhurst, British suffragettes, 1908.  Artist: Central News
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A suffragette being arrested, c1910s (1935). Artist: Unknown
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Mrs Pankhurst, arrested outside Buckingham Palace, London, 1914, (1935). Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline Pankhurst arrested by Superintendent Rolfe outside Buckingham Palace, London, May 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst, English suffragette, early 20th century. Artist: Unknown
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International Woman Suffrage Alliance, 1914. Artist: Unknown
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A 'Lancashire lassie' escorted through the palace yard, Westminster Palace, London, March 1907. Artist: Unknown
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Women ticket collectors, London Bridge Station, London, May 1915. Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline Pankhurst, c1909. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette prisoner, c1910. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette being arrested, 19th November 1910. Artist: Unknown
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Poster advertising the Suffragette newspaper, 1912. Artist: Hilda Dallas
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Votes for Women cart, October 1909. Artist: Unknown
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'The Cat and Mouse Act', 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Songsheet of 'The March of the Women', 1911. Artist: Margaret Morris
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Poster for The Suffragette newspaper, c1910-c1915. Artist: M Bartels
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'Votes for Women', 1909. Artist: Hilda Dallas
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Gladice Keevil campaigning at the Manchester North West by-election, Lancashire, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline, Christabel and Sylvia Pankhurst, Waterloo Station, London, 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Mabel Capper and Patricia Woodlock advertising a meeting, Manchester, Lancashire, July 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Daisy Dugdale leading the procession to welcome Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, London, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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A 'press cart' outside the Woman's Press, Charing Cross Road, London, July 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Christabel Harriette Pankhurst, c1909. Artist: Unknown
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Rose Lamartine Yates wearing the suffragette uniform, with her son Paul, Surrey, c1910. Artist: Unknown
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Minnie Baldock, c1908. Artist: Unknown
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Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, c1909. Artist: Unknown
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Mary Leigh, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Mary Eleanor Gawthorpe, c1908. Artist: Unknown
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Edith Ruth Mansell-Moullin, 17th June 1911. Artist: Unknown
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The editorial department, Clement's Inn, The Strand, September 1911. Artist: Unknown
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The inner office, Clement's Inn, The Strand, September 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Miss Kelly selling Votes for Women in central London, July 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Mary Phillips selling Votes for Women in London, October 1907. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes on a 'poster parade' selling the Suffragette, 31st July, 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes on their way to Women's Sunday, 21st June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Women's Sunday procession, 21 June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Emma Sproson (left) and a friend chalking the pavement, 1907. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes determined to 'Keep the Liberal Out', 1909. Artist: Unknown
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A meeting at Caxton Hall prior to the 'Rush the House of Commons' demonstration, October 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Scottish suffragettes welcoming Mary Phillips on her release from Holloway Gaol, August 1908. Artist: Unknown
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A silver and glass badge with a medallion portrait of Emmeline Pankhurst, c1908. Artist: Unknown
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Bristol suffragettes raising money during Self-Denial Week, 1910. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes advertising the Women's Social and Political Union, from a boat, June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes on the Euston Road procession carrying banners to Women's Sunday, London, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Crowds in Hyde Park on Women's Sunday, 21st June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Marjorie Annan Bryce dressed as Joan of Arc at the Women's Coronation Procession, London, 1911. Artist: Unknown
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The 'Car Empire' on the Women's Coronation Procession, 17th June 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Indian suffragettes on the Women's Coronation Procession, London, 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Four suffragettes exercising in the yard at Holloway Gaol, c1912. Artist: Unknown
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Three suffragettes prepare to chain themselves to the railings, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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The first window-smashers, Mary Leigh and Edith New in the dock at Bow Street Magistrates, 1908. Artist: Unknown
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Five suffragettes holding a broken window in its frame, 1912. Artist: Unknown
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Women porters at Marylebone station, May 1915. Artist: Unknown
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Welsh suffragettes in traditional costume on the Women's Coronation Procession, 17th June 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Policewomen being inspected by Mary S Allen in London, May 1915. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragettes handing out leaflets, London, October 1907. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette, Lady Constance Lytton, c1912. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette advertising a march supporting votes for women, Strand, London, c1909. Artist: Unknown
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Christabel Pankhurst with a group of suffragettes, London, 1909. Artist: Unknown
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Members of both Houses watching suffragettes in Parliament Square, London, 30 June 1908. Artist: Unknown
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A mass of spectators at the Monument, London, 18 April 1913. Artist: Unknown
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The suffragette housemaid, 1908.  Artist: Central News
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Welsh suffragettes in traditional costume on the women's coronation procession, 17th June 1911. Artist: Unknown
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Suffragette banner, c1910. Artist: Unknown
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'A Suffragette's Home', early 20th century. Artist: John Hassall
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A policeman removes a suffragette poster from the railings, House of Commons, London, March 1909. Artist: Unknown
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